Heroin influx spurs N.E. drug epidemic

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Heroin dealers who target children as young as 12 with free samples and drug packets decorated with cartoon characters have spawned an epidemic of illicit heroin use in Massachusetts and New England, which now has the highest rate of illegal drug use among teenagers in the nation.

from the Boston Globe

Every few months it seems this same dire warning appears in the local press. I’m still waiting for my free sample.

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